Help to record the wildlife of Leicestershire and Rutland

    Submit any sighting of an animal, plant or fungus – with or without a photo – to put your dot on our species distribution maps. All records are passed on to local and national recording schemes.  All wildlife records are valuable, common or rare, and whether from your garden, local park or a nature reserve. Help To Record

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    Now is a good time of year to spot and record the distinctive leaf mines of the Firethorn Leaf Miner, Phyllonorycter leucographella.

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    For the past few years Penny Metal has been photographing and writing about the invertebrates in a small urban park in London. To date she has recorded over 500 species - but how does that compare with others who have undertaken similar projects? 

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